PMP Certification

Author: George G. Angel
Publisher:
ISBN: 1607325985
Release Date: 2017-09-01
Genre:

This accessible guide bridges the gap between being a project manager and becoming a globally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP). Aligned with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK� Guide), Sixth Edition, this book explains the Project Management Institute's worldwide standard methods, five process groups, ten knowledge areas, and forty-nine processes and includes many tips to help prepare for the latest PMP exam. Angel includes proven strategies for improving project efficiency and effectiveness, balancing constraints, communicating timely and accurate project status, and successfully bringing a project to completion. Real-world case studies followed throughout the book provide examples, checklists, and proven project results. Designed for easy learning, the book contains chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter, Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips, real-world experiences that show how to apply particular skills, and reminders to help in preparation for the PMP exam.

PMP Certification A Beginner s Guide

Author: George Angel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071633710
Release Date: 2009-11-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Essential Project Management Skills--Made Easy! This accessible guide bridges the gap between being a project manager and becoming a globally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP). Covering the latest PMP exam content from the Project Management Institute (PMI), the book explains PMI's worldwide standard methods, nine knowledge areas, and 42 processes. You'll learn proven strategies for improving project efficiency and effectiveness, balancing constraints, communicating timely and accurate project status, and successfully bringing a project to completion. A real-world case study that's followed throughout the book provides helpful examples, checklists, and proven project results. Designed for Easy Learning: Key Skills & Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips Try This--Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skills Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Tips--Helpful reminders to help you prepare for the PMP exam

Pmp Certification

Author: George G. Angel
Publisher:
ISBN: 1607323060
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Genre: Business & Economics

This accessible guide bridges the gap between being a project manager and becoming a globally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP). Aligned with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition, the book explains the Project Management Institute's worldwide standard methods, five process groups, ten knowledge areas, and forty-seven processes and includes many tips to help prepare for the latest PMP exam. It includes proven strategies for improving project efficiency and effectiveness, balancing constraints, communicating timely and accurate project status, and successfully bringing a project to completion. A real-world case study followed throughout the book provides examples, checklists, and proven project results. Designed for easy learning, the book contains chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter, Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips, real-world experiences that show how to apply particular skills, and reminders to help in preparation for the PMP exam.

Project Management Absolute Beginner s Guide

Author: Greg Horine
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780134653983
Release Date: 2017-02-09
Genre: Business & Economics

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Succeed as a project manager, even if you’ve never run a project before! This book is the fastest way to master every project management task, from upfront budgeting and scheduling through execution, managing teams through closing projects, and learning from experience. Updated with more insights from the front lines, including agile approaches, dealing with security and privacy priorities, and leading remote/virtual teams, along with the latest on Microsoft Project and PMI standards and certifications and a special bonus chapter on preparing for the PMP certification. This book will show you exactly how to get the job done, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Project management has never, ever been this simple! Who knew how simple project management could be? This is today’s best beginner’s guide to modern project management… simple, practical instructions for succeeding with every task you’ll need to perform! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn: • Master the key skills and qualities every project manager needs • Lead projects, don’t just “manage” them • Avoid 15 most common mistakes new project managers make • Learn from troubled, successful, and “recovered” projects • Set the stage for success by effectively defining your project • Build a usable project plan and an accurate work breakdown structure (WBS) • Create budgets and schedules that help you manage risk • Use powerful control and reporting techniques, including earned value management • Smoothly manage project changes, issues, risks, deliverables, and quality • Manage project communications and stakeholder expectations • Organize and lead high-performance project teams • Manage cross-functional, cross-cultural, and virtual projects • Work successfully with vendors and Project Management Offices • Make the most of Microsoft Project and new web-based alternatives • Get started with agile and “critical chain” project management • Gain key insights that will accelerate your learning curve • Know how to respond to real-life situations, not just what they teach you in school

Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge PMBOK Guide Fifth Edition

Author: Project Management Institute
Publisher: Project Management Institute
ISBN: 9781935589815
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) —Fifth Edition reflects the collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practice project management and deliver organizational results. • A 10th Knowledge Area has been added; Project Stakeholder Management expands upon the importance of appropriately engaging project stakeholders in key decisions and activities. • Project data information and information flow have been redefined to bring greater consistency and be more aligned with the Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom (DIKW) model used in the field of Knowledge Management. • Four new planning processes have been added: Plan Scope Management, Plan Schedule Management, Plan Cost Management and Plan Stakeholder Management: These were created to reinforce the concept that each of the subsidiary plans are integrated through the overall project management plan.

Prince2 for Beginners

Author: Bryan Mathis
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1501037110
Release Date: 2014-09-08
Genre: Technology & Engineering

LEARN:: Project Management via PRINCE2 for Beginners for Self Study and Foundation Exam PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a widely used method for managing projects, particularly in the United Kingdom as well as in other countries. I wrote this book to develop the reader's working knowledge of all aspects of PRINCE2, with the goal of providing a truly useful self-study manual for the PRINCE2 Foundation qualification. The book is based on the most recent revisions to the method made in 2009, so it's as current as any other resource on the market today. I have written this guide as an efficient self-study manual that presents what you need to grasp the fundamentals of PRINCE2 and understand it as a logical system. It is specifically aimed at readers who are studying for the Foundation qualification and want to get the most out of their study time. Although anything in this book can appear on the examination, certain parts of the method show up repeatedly, so at the end of the chapter you will find a list of the concepts you should review more intensively, along with study tips and tricks. In the second part of the book you will find 75 sample test questions, followed by a separate section giving the answers and which element of the method each question is taken from. This way, you can focus on a particular area of PRINCE2 where you need to do more work. INSIDE:: PRINCE2 for Beginners Book Inside this book you'll discover: The 7 PRINCIPLES - Business Case Organization Quality Plans Risk Change Progress The 7 PROCESSES - Starting Up a Project Directing a Project Initiating a Project Managing a Stage Boundary Controlling a Stage Managing Product Delivery Closing a Project Tailoring to the Environment THE PRINCE2 FOUNDATION EXAMINATION - Foundation Examination Questions Answers and Chapter References

Agile Project Management

Author: Henry O'Brien
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1517481856
Release Date: 2015-09-23
Genre:

Discover Agile Project Management DO YOU WANT TO ACHIEVE THE BEST AT EVERY STAGE OF A PROJECT ? DO YOU WANT FLEXIBILITY WITHIN THE TEAM AND GET THE BEST OUT OF YOUR EMPLOYEES? Agile Project Management is a well-rounded introduction to the principles of managing a project with diligence and efficiency.The book describes the basics including the composition of the project team; and shows you the role of each participant. When you read through the book, you will see that every person involved in the project is important and that each one of them feels specially valued and appreciated. You will also love the flexibility with which the team works, making work feel more like a hobby than a stressful undertaking that has to be done at specified times, for defined lengths of time and at designated locations. In this book, you will learn: What agile project management is How agile project management came to be How to go about implement agile project management How to get the best out of your employees In-depth comparison between agile and the traditional methods of project management How to circumvent the shortcomings of traditional management methods Why you need to introduce agile project management in your business How to incorporate scrum into agile project management The problems that often arise when introducing agile for the first time in an organization and what causes them The need for all team members to receive training in agile project management The PMI-ACP course, who offers it, and the individual topics offered Why leaders are better off taking the PMI-ACP course Why it is important that leaders, including executives, should take a course on management of project portfolio What agile project management is, in a nutshell And much, much more.. So if you want to know more about Agile Project Management, then read further! SCROLL to the top of the page and select the BUY button

PMP Exam Prep

Author: Rita Mulcahy
Publisher: Rmc Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1932735658
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Education


CAPM in Depth

Author: Paul Sanghera
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484236642
Release Date: 2018-07-03
Genre: Business & Economics

Use this study guide to prepare for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam, based on PMBOK's sixth edition, administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The revised and updated second edition of the best-selling CAPM in Depth has a laser-sharp focus on the exam objectives for project managers and others who want to pass the CAPM exam. No prior knowledge of project management is assumed. The chapters and the sections within each chapter are presented in a logical learning sequence. The concepts and topics, both simple and complex, are clearly explained when they appear for the first time. This facilitates step-wise learning, prevents confusion, and makes this book useful for those who want to get up to speed quickly to pass the CAPM exam, even if you are new to the discipline of project management. This book tells the story of project management in a cohesive, concise, yet comprehensive fashion. Unlike most CAPM exam books, this book is not just an exam-cram book. It is an easy-to-understand guide that is a valuable reference both before and after the exam. What You’ll Learn Understand the body of knowledge required to earn the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification Acquire the knowledge needed to successfully manage projects in any field Who This Book Is For Project management practitioners preparing for the CAPM exam, entry-level project managers and project team members preparing for the CAPM exam, beginners who want to join the field of project management and get up to speed quickly, project managers who need a quick and easy reference to the discipline of project management, instructors and trainers who need a textbook for a course on project management

Project Management For Dummies

Author: Consumer Dummies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119348900
Release Date: 2017-10-02
Genre: Business & Economics

The bestselling 'bible' of project management In today's time-crunched, cost-conscious global business environment, tight project deadlines and stringent expectations are the norm. So how can you juggle all the skills and responsibilities it takes to shine as a project management maven? Updated in a brand-new edition, Project Management For Dummies offers everything you need to successfully manage projects from start to finish—without ever dropping the ball. Written by a well-known project management expert, this hands-on guide takes the perplexity out of being a successful PM, laying out all the steps to take your organizational, planning, and execution skills to new heights. Whether it's managing distressed projects, embracing the use of social media to drive efficiency and improve socialization, or resolving conflicts that occur during a project, the soup-to-nuts guidance inside will help you wear your project management hat more prominently—and proudly. Get the latest in industry best practices reflecting PMBOK 6 Motivate any team to gain maximum productivity Execute projects on time and with maximum efficiency Prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam It's never been easier to execute projects on time, on budget, and with maximum efficiency.

Preparing for the Project Management Professional PMP Certification Exam

Author: Michael W. Newell
Publisher: Amacom Books
ISBN: 0814408591
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Business & Economics

"In order to get through the Project Management Professional (PMP(R)) Certification Exam with flying colors, you need a truly superior test preparation tool. Completely updated to reflect the most recent version of the test, the new third edition of Preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP(R)) Certification Exam leaves no stone unturned in getting you ready for every competency area covered on the exam. Long respected as a "project manager's lifesaver," the book is an essential desk reference as well as a superior guide to taking the exam. The book reveals how best to answer exam questions on defining, budgeting, assigning, and executing projects of all types and scopes, and includes sample questions in situational format, numerous case studies, and other valuable practice tools. In addition, you'll find new material on subjects including: * program management * portfolio management * project environment * organizational environment * project management offices * process groups * and more With all the latest changes in project management, the PMP(R) exam is tougher than ever. Hard work and careful preparation can make the critical difference between achieving certification...and having to start over. Preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP(R)) Certification Exam, now completely updated and revised, contains the latest and most complete test-preparation material available anywhere. It is still the ultimate go-to guide for anyone studying for the exam."

PRINCE2 Study Guide

Author: David Hinde
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119970972
Release Date: 2012-03-22
Genre: Computers

Everything you need to be fully prepared to take the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner exam As an internationally recognized certification which focuses on the Foundation and Practitioner levels along with being recommended by the Project Management Institute, the PRINCE2 accreditation gives a bolster to any resume. The author, David Hinde, has trained hundreds of individuals from many different backgrounds to prepare for the PRINCE2 exams. The book provides explanations of all parts of the PRINCE2 approach, lots of practical examples, and a whole range of mock examination questions to test your knowledge. Explains all the PRINCE2 themes, processes, principles, roles and management products for the very latest version of PRINCE2 (PRINCE2 2009 Edition) Features full coverage of all Foundation and Practitioner level exam objectives Presents real–world scenarios, showing how the method is used in business and the public sector Includes challenging review questions and electronic flashcards to sharpen your knowledge Covers tips and techniques for tackling the PRINCE2 accreditation examinations and shows you how and where to take the exams Incorporates over 300 sample Foundation-level and over 100 sample Practitioner-level questions, with answers and full explanations Contains a glossary of all PRINCE2 terminology and a quick reference to all the PRINCE2 management products Gives a web link to a set of on-line tools with more bonus exams PRINCE2 Study Guide covers all the necessary topics you need to know in order to confidently take the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner exams.

Head First PMP

Author: Jennifer Greene
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781492029595
Release Date: 2018-09-11
Genre: Computers

What will you learn from this book? Head First PMP teaches you the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK® Guide in a unique and inspiring way. This updated fourth edition takes you beyond specific questions and answers with a unique visual format that helps you grasp the big picture of project management. By putting PMP concepts into context, you’ll be able to understand, remember, and apply them—not just on the exam, but on the job. No wonder so many people have used Head First PMP as their sole source for passing the PMP exam. This book will help you: Learn PMP’s underlying concepts to help you understand the PMBOK principles and pass the certification exam with flying colors Get 100% coverage of the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK Guide, Fifth Edition Make use of a thorough and effective preparation guide with hundreds of practice questions and exam strategies Explore the material through puzzles, games, problems, and exercises that make learning easy and entertaining Why does this book look so different? Based on the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory, Head First PMP uses a visually rich format to engage your mind, rather than a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. Why waste your time struggling with new concepts? This multi-sensory learning experience is designed for the way your brain really works.

Prince2 for Beginners For Certification and Study Guide for Project Management

Author: Paul Holdbrook
Publisher: Paul Holdbrook
ISBN: 9786050425635
Release Date: 2016-04-26
Genre: Business & Economics

PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a widely used method for managing projects, particularly in the United Kingdom as well as in other countries. I wrote this book to develop the reader’s working knowledge of all aspects of PRINCE2, with the goal of providing a truly useful self-study manual for the PRINCE2 Foundation qualification. The book is based on the most recent revisions to the method made in 2009, so it's as current as any other resource on the market today. I have written this guide as an efficient self-study manual that presents what you need to grasp the fundamentals of PRINCE2 and understand it as a logical system. It is specifically aimed at readers who are studying for the Foundation qualification and want to get the most out of their study time. Although anything in this book can appear on the examination, certain parts of the method show up repeatedly, so at the end of the chapter you will find a list of the concepts you should review more intensively, along with study tips and tricks. In the second part of the book you will find 75 sample test questions, followed by a separate section giving the answers and which element of the method each question is taken from. This way, you can focus on a particular area of PRINCE2 where you need to do more work.

The PMP Exam

Author: Andy Crowe
Publisher: Velociteach Press
ISBN: 9780972967310
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Computers

This self-study guide for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam from the Project Management Institute contains everything project managers need to pass the PMP Exam, including 44 processes, and 592 inputs, tools, and outputs. Exam topics are covered and insider secrets, complete explanations of all PMP subjects, test tricks and tips, hundreds of highly realistic sample questions, and exercises designed to strengthen understanding of PMP concepts and prepare managers for exam success on the first attempt are provided.